786 is considered a lucky or holy number. Especially, the significance of this number in Islam is above everything. The number is believed as a numeric form of the Arabic phrase “Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim”, meaning, ‘In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful’.
Something of a paradox exists with respect to smoking cigarettes and Covid-19. Active smoking is associated with increased severity of disease, but at the same time, many reports have suggested lower numbers of Covid cases amongst smokers than amongst non-smokers.
The gram panchayat gave the task of catching and sterilising stray dogs within panchayat limits to private contractors. It was proposed in the meeting and the emolument rate was fixed for the exercise.
In a letter, the University Grants Commission said the officials and faculty members of higher education institutions should desist from any act of discrimination against SC/ST students on grounds of their social origin.
Of late, the Oh Baby actress has been more in the news for her divorce rumours from husband Naga Chaitanya.
A five-term Lok Sabha MP from Udupi parliamentary constituency in Karnataka, he was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by Congress.
Pedestrians too faced difficulties as they wade through waterlogged streets and lanes in several low-lying areas in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
As many as 200 pump sets have been engaged to discharge excess water from several localities in the town, while dry food arranged for the residents trapped in rainwater.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday recovered seven Chinese grenades from Bemina, four kilometre away from Srinagr's Lal Chowk.
The Supreme Court agreed to examine pleas challenging the Centre's decision to implement 10 per cent quota for EWS category and 27 per cent quota for OBC in the NEET admissions.
Under the influence of the fresh low pressure, spells of rainfall is very likely to be witnessed in the coastal districts of the State from September 17, said IMD DG.
The Centre reiterated that it has "nothing to hide" and emphasized that the government has on its own said it will constitute a committee of domain experts, who are not connected with the government, to examine spying allegations.
Lil Nas X's 'Montero' took home video of the year award at the MTV Video Music Awards 2021, held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn here on Sunday for the first time in eight years. Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, BTS, and Billie Eilish, among others, also won multiple Moon Person awards.
The admission for the shortlisted candidates will be commenced between September 14 and 21. The second phase of the merit list will be out on September 27 while the selected students will get admission between September 29 and October 1.
Normalcy was thrown out of gear as Odisha witnessed extremely heavy rainfall in several parts of the State with Puri and Bhubaneswar witnessing all-time high rainfall on Monday
Amid reports doing the rounds that Kohli might lose his white-ball captaincy and Rohit Sharma could be asked to lead the limited-overs side if the team fails to win the ICC T20 World Cup this year.
A reduction of 10,652 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.
Djokovic, after winning the first three majors of the year, was trying to become the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all four majors in one season and break a tie with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the most major titles in history (20 each).
As per the IGNOU notification, the posts of Regional Directors and Assistant Regional Directors will be filled on deputation basis.
The patient, a woman from Bolangir, was admitted to the hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and undergoing ECMO treatment since then. However, she breathed her last late last night.
The minister noted that "boys and girls would not study together, they will be separated," as co-education scheme has been against Islamic principle and national values.
Most of the streets, sahis and lanes in different parts of Cuttack were waterlogged while the Badambadi Bus Stand area has remained inundated since yesterday affecting normal life in the millennium city.
In view of the pass percentage in the 2021 Matriculation examination, the State government has decided to increase seats in Plus II streams in various colleges across the State.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 40,954,252 and 659,942, respectively, according to the CSSE.